A California Senator is proposing a series of bills that will help ease the teacher shortage as boomers retire.
Several of his ideas include:
- Easing certification standards, making it easier for retired teachers to continue to teach part time and mentor younger teachers
- Allowing “visiting faculty permits” so that community college and university professors can teach high school classes on the side
- Instituting a loan forgiveness program for credentialed teachers willing to teach in low-performing schools
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